July 17, 2019

Archives for November 2011

Forty-eight easy ways to lose weight

“Oh no. Thanksgiving has just gone and now Christmas is coming. I’ve eaten too much and I’m overweight. What do I do?” I have said it and I expect you have, too. But don’t despair. The following are old but 48 tested ways to help you lose that weight. If you start now you might […]

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Anne – Part 82

We continue our serialisation of Anne by Constance Fenimore Woolson “People would discover Anne’s beauty for themselves” The Frenchwoman was grieved to part with her pupil; she had conceived a real affection for her in the busy spot, which served her as a heart. She said good-by in the privacy of the kitchen, that Miss […]

Hugh Hart receives Order of Jamaica

Distinguished Cayman resident Hugh Hart, a Jamaican property developer, has received the Order of Jamaica, which is the fourth of five ranks in the Jamaican Honours System. The order was established in 1969, and is considered to be the equivalent of a Knighthood in the British honours system. Membership in the Order can be conferred […]

The Editor speaks: When is bad press really bad?

I have read a lot of bad press concerning the Cayman Islands. I have read many a blog painting a terrible picture of these Islands. However, nothing has made me angrier than Steven Knipp’s piece of garbage he wrote for the new Highbrow Magazine. See Georgina Wilcox’s article on the subject yesterday (30). His piece […]

Dutch killer whale Morgan finds new home in Spain

MADRID (AP) — A young killer whale at the centre of a legal battle waged by Dutch conservationists has arrived at its new home on the Canary Islands, a spokeswoman for a Spanish zoo said Wednesday. The 1,400-kilogram (3,085-pound) female orca named Morgan arrived at Loro Parque on the island of Tenerife late Tuesday after […]

Border staff, teachers join one day UK strike

LONDON (AP) — Airline passengers arriving in Britain escaped chaos early yesterday despite dire predictions of long waits, as border staff joined teachers, hospital workers and weather forecasters in the country’s largest strike in decades. The one-day strike has been called in protest at the government’s plan to make public sector pensions less generous in […]

More than 200 arrested in Occupy LA raid

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a massive show of force, 1,400 police officers, some in riot gear stormed the Occupy Los Angeles camp early Wednesday, driving protesters from the park and arresting more than 200 who defied orders to leave. Similar raids in Philadelphia led to 50 arrests, but the scene in both cities was […]

Face wanted for Yellow Pages

Cayman Islands Yellow Pages is launching an online talent search via Facebook and Twitter in support of the company’s new “Find and Discover” marketing initiative. Do you have what it takes to become the next face of Cayman Islands Yellow Pages? Upload your best photo and you could be selected to appear in one of […]

Zebras get loose from Va. zoo, roam neighborhood

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Two zebras from a zoo in a Washington, D.C., suburb escaped and briefly wandered through a residential neighborhood before being captured. No one was injured. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office says it received calls Monday afternoon from residents of the Leesburg-area neighborhood reporting zebras on the loose. Sheriff’s deputies worked to […]